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Mika – Toy Boy lyrics
I'm a wind up toy
In an up-down world
If you leave me all alone
I'll make a mess for sure

I've a heart of gold
In the smallest size
Leave me in the dark
You never hear me cry

More than an illustration
Points of articulation
Come to life on a brass spring
Such a wonderful plaything

It's a cruel cross
That I have to bear
If you come a little close
I'm going to pull your hair

More than just a toy
In a patched blue suit
When you hold me in your arms
I'm just a boy like you

But your momma thought
There was something wrong
Didn't want you sleeping
With a boy too long

It's a serious thing
In a grown-up world
Maybe you'd be better
With a Barbie girl

You knew that
I adored ya
But you left me in Georgia
Toys are not sentimental;
How could I be for rental?

She's the meanest hag
That has ever been
Pulled out my insides
With an old safety pin

I'm the sorest sight
Now I feel like trash
Clothes are made of rags
And they don't even match

So she dressed me up
As the man she loved
And threw me in a box
When she had had enough

Now the light of day
I no longer see
She stuck her voodoo pins
Where my eyes used to be


Accidentally tragic
Victim of her black magic
Had a boy once who loved me
Now he's so afraid of me

On a long lost day
When you're grey and old
You'll be there remembering
Your old toy boy

When your only son's
Wondering what to be
Tell him the story of
A boy like me

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Toy Boy meanings

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    To me this song tells the story of a male toy that is seperated from his only compnanion that just so happens to be a boy. But his homophobic mother doesn't like the idea that her son is playing with boys for more than a little while. So she seperates them. Life leaves the toy in care of a terrible girl toy who changes the toy to something that isn't natural, the boy is now afraid of the toy that he doesn't even really remember because of her "improvements". Saddened the toy(speaker) tells the listener that before they go and control their children that the toy had put through these hardships as a result of these 'thoughts'.
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